[kwlug-disc] Parent Processes

John Van Ostrand john at netdirect.ca
Tue Jan 25 13:11:45 EST 2011

----- Original Message -----
> Ah! /proc/<PID>/status and look for 1 under PPid:, when you find all
> the ones that have to do with search.pl and have a 1 for PPid, we're
> all set.

Now that I'm back at a computer this would work too:

ps -e -o "%P %c"  | grep -E "^ +1 " | grep search.pl

Then pipe through sed or cut to get just the PID.

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